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Christine Goerke reigns over Turandot: Live in HD from The Met Opera

Today I attended the Metropolitan Opera’s Live in HD broadcast of Puccini’s final opera, Turandot.  The performance starred Christine Goerke (Turandot), Yusif Eyvazov (Calàf), Eleonora Buratto (Liù), and James Morris (Timur.)   Met Opera Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducted.  The production … Continue reading

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Franco Zeffirelli has Passed Away

Renowned opera and movie director Franco Zeffirelli has passed away at the age of 96. Mr. Zeffirelli was well known for his opera directing, but also directed some movies.  He was born Gian Franco Corsi Zeffirelli on February 12th 1923 … Continue reading

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Turandot a Success in HD

The Metropolitan Opera (The Met) transmitted the January 30th performance of Puccini‘s Turandot as part of their Live in HD series today.  It was certainly was a treat to watch. The performance starred Nina Stemme as the princess Turandot, Marco … Continue reading

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